Obama 'Deeply Concerned' By Russian Military Moves In Ukraine

President Obama warned there would be costs to any infringement of Ukraine's sovereignty.
Obama 'Deeply Concerned' By Russian Military Moves In Ukraine

Via AFP:

President Barack Obama said Friday he was deeply concerned about reports of Russian military activity in Ukraine, while a US military official said Moscow had sent several hundreds troops into Crimea.

Obama made a hurriedly scheduled statement at the White House after a Ukrainian official warned of a Russian "invasion" and said up to 2,000 Russian troops had arrived in the restive peninsula.

"We are now deeply concerned by reports of military movements taken by the Russian Federation inside of Ukraine," Obama said.

As US concern mounted over the situation spiralling out of control af...

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